Alumni Board

Alumni Board Membership
Interested in a commitment to William Peace University? The Alumni Board may be the volunteer position that's right for you.

Complete the form here to let the Alumni Board know that you are interested in a bigger, broader commitment to your alma mater. Nominations are made on an annual basis, and you will be contacted some time during the spring regarding your submission.

Alumni Board, 2013-14
The Alumni Board meaningfully engages alumni and friends in the life of the university in the following ways:

  • Channeling alumni talents and activities to support William Peace University's mission of educating students for careers in the organizations of tomorrow.
  • Being a voice for alumni in the life of the university, while fostering our legacy and Peace community relationships by creating opportunities for student-alumni fellowship.
  • Celebrating our Presbyterian roots, spiritual heritage, and liberal arts traditions.
  • Encouraging, directing and engaging our alumni in all philanthropic areas and interests of William Peace University.
  • Communicating consistently with our constituents.
  • Fostering relationships between current, past, and prospective students.

Your alumni board officers for the 2011-12 academic year are:

  • Rae Marie Hall Czuhai '85, President
  • Jan Winston Herring '72, Secretary

At-Large Members:

  • Michelle Aheron '89
  • Devon Umstead Brewer '98, '00
  • Elaina Bright'11
  • Leigh Umstead Cortesis '83
  • Jessica Coscia-Ferns '01
  • Carolyn Hollis Dickens '72
  • Susan M. Herring '72
  • Kim Campbell Huddle '90
  • Alli Leggett '01
  • Sara Jo Allen Manning '58 '60
  • Gail Sutton Pope '59
  • Jenny McNeill Purvis '04
  • Rachel B. Reynolds '98 '00
  • Elizabeth "Libby" Mason Smith '77
  • Dallas Thompson '09
  • Cathy Maness Ward '73
  • Wendy Cox Winslow '81

Staff & Student Liaisons:

  • Julie Ricciardi, Vice President for the Office of Engagement
  • Leigh Wallace Hines '12, S.G.A. President (2011-12)
  • Shauna Yates '13, S.G.A. Traditions Coordinator (2010-12)

Past presidents who have served Peace through their dedicated volunteerism as leaders of the Alumni Board. (Peace Institute, Peace Junior College, Peace College, William Peace University.)

  • 2010-2012 Rae Marie Czuhai 1985
  • 2009-2010 Karen Sinclair 1980
  • 2008-2009 Carolyn Hollis Dickens 1972
  • 2006-2008 Beth Chadwick Cherry 1972
  • 2005-2006 Kelly Key Gaines 1982
  • 2004-2005 Margaret "Megg" Potter Rader 1981
  • 2003-2004 Pam Adams Deardorff 1971
  • 2002-2003 Elizabeth "Libby" Mason Smith 1977
  • 2001-2002 Beth A. Eakes 1979
  • 2000-2001 Linda Ashford Dark 1965
  • 1999-2000 Lyn Thiem Andrews 1966
  • 1998-1999 Mickie Gallagher Alexander 1968
  • 1997-1998 Lynda Strickland Bridger 1962
  • 1996-1997 Susan Watkins Davis 1986
  • 1995-1996 Mary Brent Smith Wright 1968
  • 1993-1995 Betty Stewart Robertson 1973
  • 1991-1993 Mary Jo Hester Cashion 1965
  • 1989-1991 Gayle Greene Hackney 1968
  • 1987-1989 Sue Denning Teachey 1958
  • 1985-1987 Elizabeth Averill Harkey 1938
  • 1983-1985 Doris Crawford McCormick 1953
  • 1981-1983 Helen Purdie Clark Jackson 1939, deceased
  • 1979-1981 Betsy Johnson Shaw 1951
  • 1977-1979 Jean Morrow Allred 1937, deceased
  • 1975-1977 Virginia McQueen Rose 1951
  • 1973-1975 Florine Currin Butler 1943
  • 1971-1973 Josephine Beatty Chadwick 1943
  • 1969-1971 Elizabeth Holmes Benton 1936, deceased
  • 1967-1969 Norma Connell Berryhill 1922, deceased
  • 1965-1967 Violet Kilgore Wright Tillery 1924, deceased
  • 1961-1965 Jean Morrow Allred 1937, deceased
  • 1957-1961 Olive Pittman Worth 1925, deceased
  • 1953-1957 Martha Clark Hutaff 1930, deceased
  • 1950-1953 Edith Pou Bailey 1902, deceased
  • 1948-1950 Blanche Williams Todd 1909, deceased
  • 1944-1948 Kate Walker Stamps 1909, deceased
  • 1942-1944 Lewellyn Williams Robinson 1923, deceased
  • 1932-1942 Ina McNair Avinger 1902, deceased
  • 1930-1932 Sarah Sanders Jones Parsons 1918, deceased
  • 1929-1930 Mary Colvin Murphy 1908, deceased
  • 1925-1929 Mamie Rennie Wyatt 1910, deceased
  • 1924-1925 Sophie Busbee 1896, deceased
  • 1920-1924 Ella Burwell McAlister 1889, deceased
  • 1919-1920 Anna Baker Fenner 1902, deceased
  • 1917-1919 Mary Burwell Miller 1889, deceased
  • 1916-1917 Hilda Way Gwyn 1909, deceased
  • 1913-1916 Anna Burwell Miller 1889, deceased
  • 1910-1913 Addie Bagley Daniels 1886, deceased
  • 1909-1910 Maude Merrimon Cunningham 1892, deceased
  • 1908-1909 Ada Womble 1888, deceased
  • 1907-1908 Susan Clark Erwin 1893, deceased
  • 1905-1907 Mary Burwell Lacy 1878, deceased
  • 1904-1905 Mattie Heck Boushall 1887, deceased
  • 1903-1904 Birdie Lawrence Park 1897, deceased
  • 1899-1903 No record
  • 1898-1899 Edith Butler 1896, deceased
  • 1897-1898 Kate Harding Sherwood 1876, deceased
  • 1895-1897 Katie Belvin Harden 1892, deceased
  • 1891-1895 Alice Wilson Battle 1883, deceased
  • 2010-2012 Rae Marie Czuhai 1985
  • 2009-2010 Karen Sinclair 1980
  • 2008-2009 Carolyn Hollis Dickens 1972
  • 2006-2008 Beth Chadwick Cherry 1972
  • 2005-2006 Kelly Key Gaines 1982
  • 2004-2005 Margaret "Megg" Potter Rader 1981
  • 2003-2004 Pam Adams Deardorff 1971
  • 2002-2003 Elizabeth "Libby" Mason Smith 1977
  • 2001-2002 Beth A. Eakes 1979
  • 2000-2001 Linda Ashford Dark 1965
  • 1999-2000 Lyn Thiem Andrews 1966
  • 1998-1999 Mickie Gallagher Alexander 1968
  • 1997-1998 Lynda Strickland Bridger 1962
  • 1996-1997 Susan Watkins Davis 1986
  • 1995-1996 Mary Brent Smith Wright 1968
  • 1993-1995 Betty Stewart Robertson 1973
  • 1991-1993 Mary Jo Hester Cashion 1965
  • 1989-1991 Gayle Greene Hackney 1968
  • 1987-1989 Sue Denning Teachey 1958
  • 1985-1987 Elizabeth Averill Harkey 1938
  • 1983-1985 Doris Crawford McCormick 1953
  • 1981-1983 Helen Purdie Clark Jackson 1939, deceased
  • 1979-1981 Betsy Johnson Shaw 1951
  • 1977-1979 Jean Morrow Allred 1937, deceased
  • 1975-1977 Virginia McQueen Rose 1951
  • 1973-1975 Florine Currin Butler 1943
  • 1971-1973 Josephine Beatty Chadwick 1943
  • 1969-1971 Elizabeth Holmes Benton 1936, deceased
  • 1967-1969 Norma Connell Berryhill 1922, deceased
  • 1965-1967 Violet Kilgore Wright Tillery 1924, deceased
  • 1961-1965 Jean Morrow Allred 1937, deceased
  • 1957-1961 Olive Pittman Worth 1925, deceased
  • 1953-1957 Martha Clark Hutaff 1930, deceased
  • 1950-1953 Edith Pou Bailey 1902, deceased
  • 1948-1950 Blanche Williams Todd 1909, deceased
  • 1944-1948 Kate Walker Stamps 1909, deceased
  • 1942-1944 Lewellyn Williams Robinson 1923, deceased
  • 1932-1942 Ina McNair Avinger 1902, deceased
  • 1930-1932 Sarah Sanders Jones Parsons 1918, deceased
  • 1929-1930 Mary Colvin Murphy 1908, deceased
  • 1925-1929 Mamie Rennie Wyatt 1910, deceased
  • 1924-1925 Sophie Busbee 1896, deceased
  • 1920-1924 Ella Burwell McAlister 1889, deceased
  • 1919-1920 Anna Baker Fenner 1902, deceased
  • 1917-1919 Mary Burwell Miller 1889, deceased
  • 1916-1917 Hilda Way Gwyn 1909, deceased
  • 1913-1916 Anna Burwell Miller 1889, deceased
  • 1910-1913 Addie Bagley Daniels 1886, deceased
  • 1909-1910 Maude Merrimon Cunningham 1892, deceased
  • 1908-1909 Ada Womble 1888, deceased
  • 1907-1908 Susan Clark Erwin 1893, deceased
  • 1905-1907 Mary Burwell Lacy 1878, deceased
  • 1904-1905 Mattie Heck Boushall 1887, deceased
  • 1903-1904 Birdie Lawrence Park 1897, deceased
  • 1899-1903 No record
  • 1898-1899 Edith Butler 1896, deceased
  • 1897-1898 Kate Harding Sherwood 1876, deceased
  • 1895-1897 Katie Belvin Harden 1892, deceased
  • 1891-1895 Alice Wilson Battle 1883, deceased
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